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Intermediate / Senior Interior Designer

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Intermediate / Senior Interior Designer with strong AutoCAD skills paired with residential design experience to join our growing team in Toronto. This a full-time position that will be based out of our studio in mid-town. This is a very friendly and team orientated office and there is a lot of opportunity to grow and develop.

Your main duties will be –

  • Coordinate all the moving parts and phases that come with working in high end residential design.
  • Represent the firm at meetings with clients, architects, contractors, and vendors. An ability to not only relay design intent but hold that vision true throughout the entire design process is essential.
  • Work closely with the principal designer and very quickly learn her design vision and brand aesthetic.
  • Promptly and efficiently source finishes and products for our projects and be able to obtain accurate quotes based on our specifications, review them for accuracy and prepare client proposals.
  • Prepare floor, space, and furniture plans and elevations in AutoCAD, and produce hand drawings or 3-D renderings that communicate a clear design intent.
  • Review and redline all shop drawings to ensure design intent.
  • Create installation timelines, organize, and oversee installations.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with clients, showrooms and trades through frequent communication and status updates.
  • Oversee / manage issues with contractors, vendors, and clients. Identify and document problem /conflicts and determine solutions.
  • Oversee photo shoots and assist with styling as needed.
  • Travel oversees for design shows as necessary.
  • Other duties as necessary or assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Kind, considerate with a positive can-do attitude!
  • Good taste and an incredible eye for reading colour hue.
  • Knowledgeable about the industry – a keen devourer of shelter magazines, design books and a frequenter of places where inspiration can be found. Beauty and the joy & peace to be found in beautiful spaces needs to be at your very essence.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience working in the interior design industry.
  • Ability to manage multiple, luxury residential projects from conception to completion.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to think on your feet.
  • Knowledge and understanding of custom furniture design including case pieces, tables, upholstery, and window treatments.
  • Being a self-starter, motivated and able to take ownership over tasks assigned is a must.
  • Proficient in Auto-Cad, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Knowledge of DesignDocs is an asset, however full training will be provided.
  • Driver’s licence.
  • Access to reliable personal transport is considered an asset.

About the Company

Gillian Gillies Interiors understands that inspired, creative interior design can be a life changing experience for their clients. It’s what they excel at, making life smoother and a little more playful, room by room. They seamlessly blend great taste, with over two decades of global industry experience to consistently deliver beautiful homes to their clients across Canada and beyond.

The company has been featured in national and international design publications including House & Home, Homes & Gardens, Veranda, Living Etc., The Washington Post and The Globe & Mail. Gillian was named ‘The One to Watch’ by House & Home. A member of The Design Leadership Network, Gillian believes strongly in the power of building and being part of a strong design community.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter explaining why you are the one for us, your resume, as well as your edited favourite designs from your portfolio of work (maximum 10) that you feel are applicable to this position, to studio@gilliangillies.com

The inability to read the above and apply within this framework will void your application.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. We thank you for your interest.

We look forward to meeting you!

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